Daily Dawg Tags: Browns free agent quandary


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Tuesday, March 8.

Cleveland Browns:

5 options to replace Tashaun Gipson

"The Cleveland Browns may be in the market for a new free safety if Tashaun Gipson leaves in free agency. Here are five options for the team to look at in that comes to pass."

Alex Mack, Mitchell Schwartz drawing free agent interest

"Cleveland Browns free agents Alex Mack and Mitchell Schwartz are reportedly drawing interest from a number of NFC teams."

5 questions on Johnny Manziel with The Landry Hat

"We caught up with Steven Mullenax of The Landry Hat to hear his thoughts on the possibility of Johnny Manziel playing for the Dallas Cowboys."

Browns express interest in Stefen Wisniewski (ohio.com)

"The Browns are in danger of losing three-time Pro Bowl center Alex Mack once free agency kicks off at 4 p.m. Wednesday, so they’re exploring contingency plans in case they can’t retain him. One option is Jacksonville Jaguars center Stefen Wisniewski, who is scheduled to hit the open market like Mack."

NFL News:

Detroit Lions announce Calvin Johnson is retiring (NFL.com)

"Calvin Johnson won’t be making any music on the field in Motown anymore. The Detroit Lions announced that the wide receiver retired on Tuesday after playing nine seasons with the team."

Philadelphia Eagles purging Chip Kelly’s work (Inside the Iggles)

"In a few short hours the Philadelphia Eagles front office has all but dismantled former head coach Chip Kelly’s patchwork team from just a year ago."

RG3 could solve San Francisco’s Kaepernick problem (Mercury News)

"Washington, as long expected, has officially released QB Robert Griffin III, and now let’s see if and how hard the 49ers go after him. This could be the biggest go/no-go moment of the 49ers’ off-season because it’s the most direct move they could possibly make at the QB spot."

Picking the best free agent signings for every team (ESPN)

"From Reggie White joining the Packers — “the Siberia of the NFL” — to the Saints getting a steal in Drew Brees, NFL Nation reporters choose the greatest free-agent signings of all time for every team."